Together, We Can Deliver!

Making a difference in someone's life starts with a simple act of kindness. By volunteering with us, you have the power to positively impact the lives of the clients we serve, yourself, and the entire community! You can help deliver more than just nutritious meals; you can deliver hope, companionship, and support to your neighbors in need.

As a volunteer, you will not only bring nourishment to your neighbors, but also experience the joy of connecting with others, enhancing your own well-being, and contributing to the betterment of your community. Join us in creating a ripple of change that spreads far beyond meals prepared and delivered and discover the transformative power of volunteering with Meals on Wheels New Mexico!


Are you ready to change someone’s life?

New volunteers: use the form below to begin the onboarding process and register for an Introductory Training.

Volunteer Request Form

Individual Volunteers

Individual volunteers are the backbone of Meals on Wheels New Mexico! With over 300 volunteers who staff different sites in Albuquerque and Rio Rancho, participate in fundraising activities, work in the kitchen or office, and/or deliver meals to the homebound to provide social interaction — we have something that will fit your interests and time availability! Come spend a few hours, once a week with us and make a difference for hungry neighbors in your community!

Drivers: Deliver nutrition and friendship to clients. Check on client well-being and report any needs back to the office. Drivers use their own vehicles and gas. Mileage driven is tax deductible.

  • One day a week; Monday – Friday OR substitute (when needed)
  • Shifts: Pick up times vary between 10, 10:30, or 11am
  • Location: Presbyterian Northside, Rust Medical Center, or South Valley Economic Development Center

Kitchen: Help the kitchen team pack or label food items for delivery to clients.

  • One day a week; Monday through Friday
  • Shifts: 7 - 9am or 9- 10am
  • Location: Presbyterian Northside

Program Office Administration: Help the administrative team with copying, data entry, filing, stuffing envelopes, and other office clerical duties.

  • One day a week; Monday - Friday
  • Shifts: hours are flexible; 1-2 hours
  • Location: Presbyterian Northside

Site Coordinators: Be a liaison between drivers and the Meals on Wheels New Mexico Office. Help drivers troubleshoot issues, resolve problems, and make calls to clients when they miss their meals.

  • One day a week; Monday – Friday OR substitute (when needed)
  • Shifts: 9:30AM – 1:30PM
  • Location: Presbyterian Northside or Rust Medical Center

Special Events and Speaker’s Bureau: Volunteers are needed to assist in the planning and execution of various fundraisers, as well as to help table at fairs or community events, or speak with various civic or religious groups throughout the year. Contact our Advancement Office at 505-808-MEAL(6325) or email at development@mow-nm.org for more information.

Group Volunteering

Corporate Volunteers

Many businesses and civic groups are interested in having an opportunity to give back to the communities in which they work and live. Joining the Meals on Wheels New Mexico VIP Driver Program gives companies, civic, or religious organizations across the metro area a tremendous volunteer opportunity for their employees and members.

Why should your organization volunteer?

  • Your company/organization is seen as a community partner helping to serve over 200,000 meals each year to hungry neighbors in your community
  • Provides a leadership opportunity for Team Coordinator
  • Enhances image as a socially responsible company or group
  • Promotes team building, camaraderie, professional growth, and networking
  • Builds group communication, morale, satisfaction, and retention
  • Employees and group members gain immediate satisfaction in helping others
  • Helps develop traits such as compassion, trust, and reliability
  • It allows busy people to give back to the community while protecting their work/life balance

About the Meals on Wheels New Mexico Corporate VIP Driver Program

  • The organization delivers once per week
  • Delivery teams are typically made up of a pair of drivers who deliver between 10:30am - 12:30pm
  • Typically, teams can be set up so that a given individual delivers meals once a month or less
  • One individual at your company/organization acts as the Team Coordinator and is the liaison with Meals on Wheels New Mexico

Please fill out the form below to inquire about volunteering.

Fill out the form below to inquire about group volunteering.

Group Volunteering

Have questions or need assistance? Please contact our volunteer coordinator at 505-808-MEAL(6325) or email volunteers@mow-nm.org.